TEMPLE Staff

Charles and Sharon Riser

Charles Riser JR
Co-CEO of The Temple: A Paul Mitchell Partner School
Co-CEO of The Temple Annapolis: A Paul Mitchell Partner School

Sharon Riser
Co-CEO of The Temple: A Paul Mitchell Partner School
Co-CEO of The Temple Annapolis: A Paul Mitchell Partner School

Charles Riser has been in the beauty industry since shortly after leaving college and is currently serving on the Maryland State Board of Cosmetology having been appointed by Governor Larry Hogan and Kelly M. Schulz, Secretary of Labor, Licensing, & Regulation. In 2007 he was named the Spirit of TSA, one of the industry’s highest honors, for his outstanding contribution to the growth and professionalism of the beauty industry. In addition, in 2008 he won the Technology Excellence Award for his salon’s implementation of technology into the beauty industry. He has helped develop business and growth seminars for Paul Mitchell Schools and remains a lead consultant for Paul Mitchell School in Operations and Government Relations.

He was also one of the twelve owner/consultants traveling the country to support and train other Paul Mitchell Schools and continues to work closely with the franchise to develop new systems and procedures. He was presented with the 2017 Andrew Gomez Compassionate Service Award along with Cancer Schmancer founder and actress Fran Dresher at Paul Mitchell Schools 14th annual FUNraising Gala in Hollywood, California “in recognition of his selfless, compassionate service and tireless dedication.” Charles currently is a board member of the Andrew Gomez Dream Foundation.

Sharon’s career in the beauty industry started at the age of eighteen. In 2008 she was named one of the 150 Most Influential Women in the Beauty Industry, by the WISE women organization. She has also been a lead consultant for the Paul Mitchell School Admissions and Sales team that help train and lead over 115 Paul Mitchell schools. Along with Charles, she was also one of twelve owner/director consultants who travel to support and train Paul Mitchell Schools through the Paul Mitchell Schools Partner Training Program.

Sharon currently serves as President of the Women’s Giving Circle of Frederick County. She also sits on the grants committee of the Rotary Club of Carroll Creek and is a board member of the Andrew Gomez Dream Foundation.

She was named a Person To Watch by Frederick Magazine and in 2016 was presented with a Leading Women Award by The Daily Record.

Since opening The Temple in 2005, Charles and Sharon have graduated over 1,800 students and in 2015 opened a second campus, The Temple Annapolis: A Paul Mitchell Partner School in historic Annapolis, Maryland. Together they’ve received the Business Ethics Award from the Rotary Club of Carroll Creek, been named Entrepreneur of the Year Award by the Entrepreneur Council of Frederick County and were designated Business DoGood-ers at the 2017 Do Good-er Awards. Both are members of the Pro Beauty Association and participate in the Eyes on Cancer Program at each campus location.

School Accolades Include

  • Excellence in Education in Community Involvement / Modern Salon Magazine
  • Excellence in Education in School Culture / Modern Salon Magazine
  • Excellence in Education in Marketing / Modern Salon Magazine
  • Excellence in Education in Technology / Modern Salon Magazine
  • Top 10 in Sales and Outstanding Growth / Paul Mitchell Schools
  • Top in Operations / Paul Mitchell Schools
  • Top in Leadership / Paul Mitchell Schools
  • Top in Technology / Paul Mitchell Schools
  • Branding Award (Multiple Years) / Paul Mitchell Schools
  • Strut Your Stuff Specialty Display Winners / Paul Mitchell Schools
  • Business Ethics Award / Rotary Club of Carroll Creek
  • Entrepreneur of the Year Award / Entrepreneur Council of Frederick County
  • Business DoGood-er / Do Good-er Awards

ALEXANDRA K.
Operation Support / Accounting Team

ASHLEY M.
Future Professional Advisor / Education Team

CHI C.
Education Team

COLBY N.
Service Desk Coordinator

DANIELLE W.
Education Team

DANNEE S.
Service Desk

ELIZABETH R.
Education Team

EMMY K.
Service Desk Coordinator

EVELYN B.
Substitute Education Team

JACQUELINE P.
Education Team

KAITLIN L.
Education Team

KATHRYN G.
CFO

KAYTLIN G.
Education Team

INGRID N.
Financial Aid Leader

LAUREN R.
Makeup Team

LEANNE H.
Education

 

MEGAN H.
Education Team

MORGAN M.
Admissions / Placement Leader

RIKKI A.

RITA H.
Operations Support

SAMANTHA C.
Education Team

SERA K.
Service Desk Coordinator

SERENA R.
Makeup Team

SHANNON K.
Education Team

TERESA T.
Education Team

TRISH K.
Director / Executive Education Leader